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Bid Title: Chaplain Schmitt Veteran's Memorial Site Improvements Project
Category: Engineering
Status: Closed



Chaplain Schmitt Island Veterans Memorial Site Improvements

120.1 Time and Place for Filing Sealed Proposals
Sealed Bids for the work comprising each improvement as stated below must be filed before 2:00 p.m.
on August 1, 2019, in the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall - First Floor, 50 West 13th Street,
Dubuque, Iowa.

120.2 Time and Placed Sealed Proposals Will be Opened and Considered

Sealed proposals will be opened and Bids tabulated at 2:00 p.m. on August 1, 2019, at City Hall -
Conference Room A, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa, for consideration by the City Council at its
meeting on August 19, 2019. The City of Dubuque, Iowa, reserves the right to reject any and all

120.3 Time for Commencement and Completion of Work

Work required by the Contract Documents shall commence within ten (10) calendar days after Notice
to Proceed has been issued and shall be Substantially Complete by May 18, 2020 and Finally Complete
by June 1, 2020.

120.4 Bid Security
Each Bidder must accompany its Bid with a Bid security as security that the successful Bidder will
enter into a contract for the work Bid upon and will furnish after the award of contract a
corporate surety Bond, acceptable to the governmental entity, for the faithful performance of the
contract, in an amount equal to one hundred percent of the amount of the contract. The Bid security
must be in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the amount of the contract and must be in the form of
a cashier’s check or certified check drawn on a state-chartered or federally chartered bank, or a
certified share draft drawn on a state- chartered or federally chartered credit union, or the
Bidder may provide a Bid Bond with corporate surety satisfactory to the governmental entity. The
Bid Bond must contain no conditions except as provided in this section.

120.5 Contract Documents
Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Engineering Department, City Hall – Second
Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. The Contract Documents will also be available on
the City’s website at No plan deposit is required.

120.6 Preference for Iowa Products and Labor

By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to products and provisions grown and
coal produced within the State of Iowa, and to Iowa domestic labor, to the extent
lawfully required under Iowa statutes.

120.7 Sales Tax
The Bidder should not include State of Iowa sales tax in its Bid. A sales tax exemption certificate
will be available for all material purchased in Iowa for incorporation into the Project.

120.8 General Nature of Public Improvement Project

Chaplain Schmitt Island - Veterans Memorial Site Improvements, Chaplain Schmitt Drive, Dubuque, IA.
CIP # 100-2781
This Project consists of redevelopment of the existing Veterans Memorial and Chaplain Schmitt
Memorial, including the relocation of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Dubuque, Iowa. The Project
seeks to preserve and enhance the existing memorials. The Work of the Project is defined by the
Contract Documents and includes, but is not limited to concrete paving, minor earthwork, tree
removals, landscaping, structural concrete, fountain, stone masonry, signage, decorative lighting,
structural steel, boardwalk, handrails and guardrails, and related electrical work.

Base Bid Estimated Total Cost = $2,600,000.00
Alternate No. 1 Estimated Total Cost = $60,000.00 Alternate No. 2 Estimated Total Cost =
$229,000.00 Alternate No. 3 Estimated Total Cost = $220,000.00 Alternate No. 4 Estimated Total Cost = $44,000.00

120.9 Pre-Bid Construction Conference

Each prospective bidder is encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Construction Conference to be held at
2:00 PM on July 10, 2019, at Jule Operations Training Center, 949 Kerper Boulevard, in Dubuque,
Iowa. Attendance by all prospective bidders is not mandatory but highly recommended.

120.10 Title VI – Non-Discrimination Clause

The City of Dubuque in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42
U.S.C. 2000d-2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation,
Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally assisted programs of
the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it
will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement,
minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this
invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin,
sex, age, or disability in consideration for an award.

120.11 Notice to Bidders Distribution

On the following date, July 2, 2019, this Notice was posted at the following locations:
1. Master Builders of Iowa plan room service.
2. Master Builders of Iowa lead generating service.
3. The City of Dubuque Website.

Publication Date/Time:
7/2/2019 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
8/1/2019 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
City Clerk, City Hall-First Floor, 50 West 12th St, Dubuque, IA
Bid Opening Information:
Conference Room A - City Hall
Addendum Date/Time:
Addendum No. 1 7/24/19, No. 2 7/26/19, Addendum No. 3 7/30/19, Addendum No. 4 7/31/19
Pre-bid Meeting:
July 10, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Contact Person:
Project Contact:
Name: Steve Sampson Brown
Title: Project Manager
Department: Engineering
Phone: 563.589.4270

Project Contact:
Name: Ryan Peterson, PLA
Title: Landscape Architect
Phone: 563.587.9244

Download Available:
No plan deposit required.
Plan & Spec Available:
Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Engineering Department, City Hall – Second Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. The Contract Documents will also be available on the City’s website at No plan deposit is required.
Business Hours:
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm
Plan Holders List:
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